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Vail, Kathleen – American School Board Journal, 2002
Offers advice on how to implement an online learning program. Includes a description of the planning process, funding requirements, teacher training, technology requirements, access options, and management and control issues. Describes some common types of online learning programs and virtual schools. Includes excerpts from "Guide to Online School…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Board of Education Role, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Cook, Glenn – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes development and implications for public schools of cyber (online) charter schools such as Ohio's Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (eCOT). (PKP)
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrollment, Home Schooling
Payne, Edward J. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses policy implications of cyber (online) charter schools, including cost and control, standards and records, participation in special programs, and graduation requirements. (PKP)
Descriptors: Board of Education Policy, Charter Schools, Costs, Elementary Secondary Education
Joiner, Lottie L. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Briefly describes the eight virtual schools in the United States: Kentucky Virtual High School; Illinois Virtual High School; Florida Virtual School; CCS Web Academy in Fayetteville, North Carolina; The Virtual High School in Hudson, Massachusetts; Basehor-Linwood Virtual Charter School in Kansas; Monte Vista Online Academy in Colorado; and…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, High Schools, Virtual Classrooms
Black, Susan – American School Board Journal, 2002
Discusses research on the relationship between time and learning. Includes suggestions for improving learning time. (PKP)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Learning, Time, Time Management
Jacobs, Mark M.; Langley, Nancy – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes common characteristics of effective leaders, such as insight, strong interpersonal skills, self-growth, flexibility, and communications. Includes examples of effective leadership provided by an assistant superintendent, a middle-school principal, and an elementary-school principal. (PKP)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Collective Bargaining, Contracts
Imber, Michael – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes how administrator-imposed discipline of students is circumscribed by their legal rights. (PKP)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Discipline Policy, Discipline Problems, Dress Codes
Kelly, Dennis G. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Lists 10 questions a school board should ask the superintendent to help district improve the recruitment and hiring of excellent teachers. For example, can you briefly explain the process we use to hire teachers? (PKP)
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Recruitment
Good, Howard – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes the challenges of being the president of the school board. (PKP)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership, Presidents
Jones, Rebecca – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes how several school districts not under court-ordered desegregation are combating resegregation through various means that avoid race-based policies, such as the use of socioeconomic status (SES) integration plans and a combination of SES and test scores. (PKP)
Descriptors: Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education
Verstegen, Deborah A. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Argues that states should reinvent their school-finance systems to align them with standards-based reform. New finance systems must link standards with funding, link schools with social services, and target educational adequacy and equity. (PKP)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Assessment, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Finance
Pereus, Steven C. – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes a comprehensive computer software selection and evaluation process, including documenting district needs, evaluating software packages, weighing the alternatives, and making the purchase. (PKP)
Descriptors: Computer Software Selection, Elementary Secondary Education, School Districts
Black, Susan – American School Board Journal, 2002
Reviews research on the value of advisory programs for middle-school students. (PKP)
Descriptors: Counseling, Middle Schools, Teacher Student Relationship
Wong, Harry K.; Asquith, Christina – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes benefits of induction programs for beginning teachers. Profiles induction program called Framework for Inducting, Retaining, and Supporting Teachers (FIRST) at Lafourche Parish Public School in Louisiana. Also includes brief descriptions of district programs and state support for new teacher inductions in several other states. (PKP)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Labor Turnover, Teacher Orientation
Ganser, Tom – American School Board Journal, 2002
Describes four emerging trends and their implications for beginning-teacher mentoring programs: High-stakes mentoring, a varied pool of beginning teachers, new types of mentors, and newly emerging professional cultures in schools. (PKP)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Mentors
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